Statewide News

Statue in the works to honor slain Navy SEAL from TX

A statue is being created to honor slain Navy SEAL, Chris Kyle. Florida artist Greg Marra sculpted the clay model and Schaefer Art Bronze Casting in Arlington has taken over the project.

Teenager a stabbing 'victim'; lures grandfather away from house to burglarize it

Two men and a juvenile have been arrested in conjunction with a New Iberia burglary. On March 27, deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to the 400 Block of Birch Street in reference to a burglary.

TX officials warn of senior citizen identity theft scam

State authorities are warning senior citizens to be wary of identity thieves who are posing as Medicare officials in an attempt to steal seniors’ sensitive personal information.

AMBER ALERT CANCELED: Dallas teen found safe

UPDATE: An Amber Alert is canceled for a Dallas teen kidnapped Tuesday.  According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, Aron Lavon Jones, 16, was found safe this morning.

TxDOT plans to fund 13 TX control towers

In an effort to ensure safety at 13 municipal airports in Texas, the Texas Department of Transportation today said it intends to fund continued service of air traffic controllers when federal funding goes away as a result of sequestration, or b

Share your passion for baseball with your kids

(StatePoint) As kids, many had the same dream of hitting a walk-off home run to win the World Series. Now baseball season is finally underway, and there is no shortage of opportunities to share your passion of the game with your children.

Board of Supervisors approves F. King Alexander to lead LSU

The LSU Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the appointment of F.

How to manage your seasonal allergies

(StatePoint) Unfortunately, beautiful flowers and warm weather can also mean itchy, watery eyes, sneezing fits and nasal congestion.

Anticipating household dangers can save your pet's life

(StatePoint) Household pets are adorably curious, but they can't read labels or plant their own gardens.